man pages

Chris Faylor
Fri Mar 17 08:10:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 07:13:27PM +1030, Stephen Davies wrote:
>I seem to have missed the problem here. 
>I built man as one of the first add-ons to both my B19 and B20 setups with 
>little or no problems.
>All it seemed to need was terminfo, ncurses and groff. Oh, and I think I had 
>to gzip the man pages themselves.
>Works just fine.
>Thanks again for such a great toolkit.

You're welcome.

You're right, of course, that man can be compiled and built just like most
other UNIX applications.  There is nothing magical in B20 which prevents
man from working.


>"Sean Champ" <>  wrote:
>>if you're running b20: how did you even get the manpages to work?
>>I saw something about it, probably somewhere at cygnus, that suggested
>>it wasn't possible to run manpages on b20

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